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WEBCAST ALERT: 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Friday, January 17, 2014. This report will highlight the half a century of progress in tobacco control and prevention that has taken place since the 1964 release ... Watch the live Webcast this Friday at 9:30am EST at
The White House
added Jan 16, 2014 15:10

Cigarette ads from the 20th century

you wouldn't know those risks by looking at some of these prominent advertisements of the 20th century. Here, actor and future U.S. President Ronald Reagan is seen in a 1950s ad for Chesterfield cigarettes.
added Jan 12, 2014 04:19

EDITORIAL: Fitful Progress in the Antismoking Wars

Wednesday, several health organizations … called for a new national commitment … United States government must help counter the tobacco industry’s efforts to spread its noxious products around the world.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2014 01:16

What happens when the tobacco industry gets to pick the Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health?

Anyone in the room could cross any scientist off the list, no reasons needed, which means the Tobacco Institute had complete veto power. Scientists with publicly declared positions on tobacco (either way) were also struck from the list.
PLOS Blogs
added Jan 9, 2014 16:44

The Government Fights Back Against Big Tobacco

A detailed New York Times report on the industry's sales came out the Monday after Smoking and Health was published, showing that despite some simmering discontent, tobacco was a flourishing business. Here are some of its key findings for 1963: * The to
Daily Finance (AOL)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:51

SATEL: What the New Surgeon General Should Do About E-Cigarettes

Some reviewers of the 2016 report were so disaffected by the final report, that they took their names off the final product. One was Professor Kenneth Michael Cummings...The good news, Dr. Adams, is that this serious misstep can be reversed in the name o
added Sep 20, 2017 22:16

LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05

Lawsuit against HHS over records pertaining to FDA deeming rule

Judicial Watch is seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), regarding the claimed cancer-causing effects of electronic cigarettes as compared
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 16, 2017 13:51

MURTHY: E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Major Public Health Concern

Despite their prevalence, there is significant public confusion about e-cigarettes with parents, teachers, clinicians, and policy makers unsure how to approach these relatively new tobacco products.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Mar 13, 2017 16:25

The Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes: Quitters & Starters

However, e-cigs don’t solve the nicotine problem at all. Yes, e-cigs eliminate tar, and yes, e-cigs eliminate the tobacco — both dangerous elements to one’s health. And that’s definitely good. But what they do not eliminate is the critical element of nic
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:21
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